Monthly Archives: May 2016

Common Core? Common CRAP!

I don’t know how to help my daughter. She made Honor Roll last semester…even while failing one important class….Geometry. She’s got an 86 in American Lit, 97 in French 3, 85 in Gen Chem, 93 in Studio Draw and Paint, … Continue reading

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Memorial Day

On Monday, Mom, the Kidling, Hubs and I will be at Saratoga National Cemetery for the annual Memorial Day event. That’s what it’s all about: remembering those who served and are no longer here. Especially those who died in battle, … Continue reading

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Waterford CanalFest 2016

The New York State Canal System is open for another year…which means, today in Waterford, and Lock 2, it’s CANALFEST! Got my shopping done early with Mom and Meriah, and after putting away the cold stuff, Meriah, Nick and I … Continue reading

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My Job

I am a cashier in a large grocery store. My customers come in all sizes, all ages, all colors, from all walks of life, and at all levels of intelligence, patience, physical abilities, economics, compassion, and humanity. About 80% are … Continue reading

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